[GeoNode-devel] Incubation / Transfer of Copyright to Osgeo / Contributor License Agreement

Paolo Corti pcorti at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 10:35:23 PDT 2016

+1 for a), b), c).

On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 1:20 PM, Ariel Nunez <ingenieroariel at gmail.com>

> BTW, +1 on a) b) and c)
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Jody, Can you take a look at the pycsw issue link above. That seems like
>> the easiest method by far, but not sure if we can do this too?
>> On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 12:17 PM, Jody Garnett <jgarnett at boundlessgeo.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Just to chime in here, the osgeo contribution agreement has some
>>> instructions in it about emailing the signed documents to the osgeo
>>> secretary. If you can explain what docusign is I am sure osgeo can both pay
>>> for it and would love to have an easier procedure for the secretary.
>>> So not push back - more wondering if we can do things better.
>>> On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:13 AM, Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> Thanks to Andy Dearing, Jody Garnett and Dan Berry at Boundless, we
>>>> have secured the necessary documentation to transfer copyright for the
>>>> GeoNode codebase from OpenPlans to OSGeo. Dan is in the process of
>>>> preparing a Pull Request that updates all the headers and will submit
>>>> it shortly.
>>>> David Bitner will continue working with us through the incubation
>>>> process. The next big step here is for us to adopt a Contributor
>>>> License Agreement and get us all (or at least most) to sign. See Issue
>>>> #2363 for some information
>>>> https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode/issues/2363 You can see the text
>>>> for the CLA here
>>>> http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/legal/licenses.html
>>>> Having personally had to sign TONs of documents recently, I would like
>>>> to strongly suggest that we use Docusign or a similar service for this
>>>> process as the burden on the signer is incredibly low compared to the
>>>> print, sign, scan, send method. Ill check in with Jody (cc'd) and the
>>>> incubation committee to ensure that this will satisfy their
>>>> requirements, but Im confident it will.
>>>> So, I'd like to make a motion to a) Acknowledge the transfer from
>>>> OpenPlans to OSGeo b) adopt the OSGeo supplied CLAs and c) use
>>>> docusign (or similar) for obtaining signatures. If we can all agree on
>>>> these things, Ill go ahead and get the documents out for everyones
>>>> signature and we can move forward on incubation.
>>>> I'll start with my own +1 for a, b and c.
>>>> Thanks in advance for your help on this,
>>>> Jeff
>>> --
>>> --
>>> Jody Garnett
>>> Community Lead | Boundless <http://boundlessgeo.com/>
>>> jgarnett at boundlessgeo.com <http://mailto:jgarnett@boundlessgeo.com/>
>>> @jodygarnett <https://twitter.com/jodygarnett>
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